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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
Follow this path and you miss 90% of the good...

Follow this path and you miss 90% of the good stuff

Find Piuma Rd/Stunt Rd/Decker Canyon/Latigo Canyon/Little Sycamore/Encinal Cyn

Mulholland above the Rock store is great and Tripped1's...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 320,567
Posted By G.Kennedy
********SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD**********My '85...

********SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD**********My '85 K100RS is for sale here in LA. Lots of upgrades and a ton of spare parts. See link to C-list for specs.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,134
Posted By G.Kennedy
I am with you on the tank size. There is the...

I am with you on the tank size. There is the bigger aftermarket one... But that $1k investment.

The beak does not bother me. The coolest thing about the Hyper is you see no bike in your...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,134
Posted By G.Kennedy
Test ride a Hypermotard. That's what I am using...

Test ride a Hypermotard. That's what I am using for my fun bike. I just can't get the grin off my face

Seems like there are many out the under 15,000miles and under $7,000

Did my first ever...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
There is a paved parking area just 30yards...

There is a paved parking area just 30yards uphill. They are just being lazy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
This is still being discussed. There is no...

This is still being discussed.

There is no dip or irregularity. I rode it on Sunday. It is perfectly smooth. It is simply poor throttle and brake control. That's all.

It is the last turn. A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
Same as above. But learning how to embed. GoPro...

Same as above. But learning how to embed. GoPro footage of the Snake.

<object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
Hey. Have you ever seen the movie Cars. You know...

Hey. Have you ever seen the movie Cars. You know that animated one for children. Call me crazy, but you just quoted 5 lines from that movie ..... And I don't think you were even trying.

Really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
that my whole point you douche :clap. I am going...

that my whole point you douche :clap. I am going slow enough to see the turd who just biffed and/or is coming at me in the wrong lane.

Like this, which is actually unavoidable:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
I would say. On any given weekend here in SoCal....

I would say. On any given weekend here in SoCal. There are way more crashes on Angeles Crest (where there are zero photographers) than in the Santa Monica Mtns where there are 2 photographers.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 364,085
Posted By G.Kennedy
I have ridden section hundred's of times in the...

I have ridden section hundred's of times in the last 25 years. Here is my take on it.

Some of the things have been mentioned. Rock Store is only 2 miles down hill. So many stop there. Have...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 320,567
Posted By G.Kennedy
Or RaceTech springs and some Gold Valves

Or RaceTech springs and some Gold Valves
Forum: Racing 06-01-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,227
Posted By G.Kennedy
About 15hrs until 1st bike leaves the starting...

About 15hrs until 1st bike leaves the starting line.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By G.Kennedy
I have an '85 K100RS. Paid $2800 3 or 4 years...

I have an '85 K100RS. Paid $2800 3 or 4 years ago. It had 25,000. Has 40k+ now. Odometer died so I don't really know (or care). Wilbur's shock, Lufty pipe, Corbin. Very well taken care of.

I use...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By G.Kennedy
I am pretty sure that is my photo. I would really...

I am pretty sure that is my photo. I would really have to do through my back up disks to totally confirm as all the photos from that race are no longer on my hard drive.

Fairly certain its mine....
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 1,582,716
Posted By G.Kennedy
Ha ha. I didn't say it was gonna be fancy. I said...

Ha ha. I didn't say it was gonna be fancy. I said they would fix the wheel.

$250 seems steep. But I do believe they would make it straight and balanced. They do good work.

FYI. They are one of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10,010
Views: 1,582,716
Posted By G.Kennedy
Rollos Wheel Service. Downtown LA. 10/110 fwys. ...

Rollos Wheel Service. Downtown LA. 10/110 fwys.

(213) 598-9398.

1801 Pembroke Ln
Los Angles‎ CA
United States

Typing on my phone. So being brief. They'll fix you up.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 1,147,354
Posted By G.Kennedy
Dude. This is looking awesome. You gotta start...

Dude. This is looking awesome. You gotta start you must start your own thread on this project. It's getting buried in this thread with barely "custom" bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 1,147,354
Posted By G.Kennedy
Epic first post. Welcome. Let's see a pic of the...

Epic first post. Welcome. Let's see a pic of the K in your sig!!!
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 1,147,354
Posted By G.Kennedy
I have been thinking about making a custom...

I have been thinking about making a custom pannier rack and mounting some Happy Trails boxes ... that looks pretty good.
Forum: Racing 11-17-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,706
Posted By G.Kennedy
True... I guess it's not like people are gonna...

True... I guess it's not like people are gonna TiVo the coverage and watch it Sat evening.

Go Henge Go!!!!
Forum: Racing 11-17-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,706
Posted By G.Kennedy
I'd love it if you could add "SPOILERS" to the...

I'd love it if you could add "SPOILERS" to the title and those with any info can update through the day. I am gonna be working remote and have very spotty web service.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
You obviously have no idea what your talking...

You obviously have no idea what your talking about. As Dakez says a single cyl thumper is best.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
Hey Dakez. With your vast experience of SoCal...

Hey Dakez. With your vast experience of SoCal commuting. Explain to me the history of the lane splitting law?

( Hint ... Cuz air/oil cooled bikes blow up when they sit in traffic)

I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
Says the guy from Oregon. Lemme know when you...

Says the guy from Oregon. Lemme know when you put in 6 months of daily commuting down here.

They OP asked about commuting in Los Angeles. I have been doing it for 25yrs.

I daily have to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
... And it has to be liquid cooled. When its 100...

... And it has to be liquid cooled. When its 100 deg and your stuck crossing the valley on streets cuz the freeway it closed. You need a fan and a good cooling system.

..and tubeless tires and a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
Big Dualies are OK. But they get flogged on the...

Big Dualies are OK. But they get flogged on the freeway. When it's flowing. Your going 80. When it's stopped and your splitting. Your mirrors are right at SUV mirror height. You need real good brakes...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,295
Posted By G.Kennedy
I have been a long time LA commuter. Currently...

I have been a long time LA commuter. Currently have been on a K100RS for the last few years. In the past I have used a R1100GS,CBR600 and a KTM 640. All different. All great.

I personally would...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,542
Posted By G.Kennedy
I have had two different Bill Mayer seats. On a...

I have had two different Bill Mayer seats. On a R1100GS and on a KTM 640ADV R. Awesome seats and I Will get another some day.

I sold both those bike (foolishly) and am currently on an old K bike...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 320,567
Posted By G.Kennedy
Look closer at the Speigler site. They definitely...

Look closer at the Speigler site. They definitely have a kit for early K's. I have them on my 85KRS. The custom make every order, so you get to pick color of lines and connectors. And you can add or...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,354
Posted By G.Kennedy
My local locksmith has them in brass ... for...

My local locksmith has them in brass ... for about $5. but i live in a pretty big city so YMMV
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 320,567
Posted By G.Kennedy
True enough ... replace both parts and your good...

True enough ... replace both parts and your good to go ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 320,567
Posted By G.Kennedy
X10 .... what he said ... I am a K bike rider ......

X10 .... what he said ... I am a K bike rider ... K100RS ... you need to do all your work yourself, and many vintage K-bike riders (my self included) have an non running parts bike stripped and...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By G.Kennedy
I will echo what most have already said. I have...

I will echo what most have already said. I have had a 2 piece since the mid 90's ... I can count the times it has been separated on one hand.

I wish I had a one piece to reduce the bulk where the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,805
Posted By G.Kennedy
Sounds like a winner ... Any bad owner induced...

Sounds like a winner ... Any bad owner induced wiring projects??? If there is ... consider pulling it out and redoing it through a proper fuse block like a Centech.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By G.Kennedy
Sometimes less .... many peeps shy away from low...

Sometimes less .... many peeps shy away from low mile K bikes due to rear main seal leak issues ... and lack of general maintenance. Like ... How long has the fork oil been in there ... and has the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By G.Kennedy
OK ... got it ... the way I read that the first...

OK ... got it ... the way I read that the first time .. I thought you were saying the push rod spring was soon to fail ... you were talking about the boot ... bad reading comprehension on my part.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By G.Kennedy
Hmmm.... expand on that quote Duck .... when I...

Hmmm.... expand on that quote Duck .... when I release my clutch cable ... the spring pushes very hard on the rubber boot and stretches it .... is it not supposed to???

I always undo the the calmp...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By G.Kennedy
More tips: I have used guide pins ... one...

More tips:

I have used guide pins ... one about 60mm's long on the left and one about 25mms long on the right ... so you can do the rotate thing that Duck mentioned.

BEFORE you disconnect your...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,775
Posted By G.Kennedy
I am still riding 1985 daily ... my So Cal...

I am still riding 1985 daily ... my So Cal freeway commuter is an '85 K100RS ... running just as good as the day it left the showroom floor
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